Forklift Operator

empirical foods
Job Description
Join the future of food!


At our company we strive for continuous improvement, not only in our processes, but in our people.  High quality employees allow us to remain on the leading edge of innovation.  With you, we make things better!
 
Qualified applicants will have prior forklift experience in an industrial manufacturing setting.
 
KEY TASKS:
  • Operate a forklift to assist with the loading, unloading, hauling, and staging of incoming and outgoing materials and products.
  • May operate various material handling equipment.
  • May check forklift equipment and refuel equipment as required.
  • May work on production floor and require the use of sanitation equipment such as shovels, squeegee, and high pressure water hose.
  • Ability to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned. 
     
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ability to safely drive and operate a forklift.
  • Knowledge of and ability to maintain certification to operate material handling equipment.
  • Compliance with all safety and sanitation guidelines.
  • Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 60 lbs.
  • This position requires sitting, standing, walking, climbing, twisting, reaching, bending, and lifting.
  • Must be flexible to work any hours and any shift.
  • Must have regular and punctual attendance.


To learn more about this opportunity visit www.empiricalfoods.com or call (605) 217-8000.
 
Our company is known for its competitive pay, benefits, and opportunities to advance.  Depending on position benefits may include:  Health/Dental/Vision, Disability, Life, Flex Medical and Dependent Care, Matching 401(k), Profit Sharing, Paid Vacation and Holidays. 

Our company is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII.  The company prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled 
Post offer physical and substance testing required
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